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Hecht

 (hĕkt), Ben 1894-1964.
American writer of short stories, novels, such as Erik Dorn (1921), dramas, including The Front Page (1928), written with Charles MacArthur (1895-1956), and screenplays, such as Gunga Din (1938).
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Noun1.Hecht - United States writer of stories and plays (1894-1946)
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Because the Hechts have sunk some $40 million into the Hudson dog-track, and they are desperate for a way to recoup their losses.
The real force behind the casino application was the owner of the Hudson dog track, a tremendously wealthy Florida gambling family named Hecht that has been linked to organized crime.